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UEF alumni event: Doing well by doing good

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18:00–19:00
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Doing well by doing good: Balancing entrepreneurship and education to social and environmental outcomes

Join us for a fireside chat where we discuss how we can thrive, innovate and enhance entrepreneurship and education, while ensuring our impact is socially and environmentally sustainable. We shall also take a virtual tour around the world to hear greetings from some of our alumni.

Chatting with us shall be:

Tiina Huvio, Programme Director of the Finnish Agri-Agency for Food and Forest Development Finland, a non-profit organisation supporting agricultural producer organisations, forest owner organisations and cooperatives in developing countries. Tiina is an expert on rural and agricultural development, climate change adaptation and mitigation and private sector development and served as Chair of the Steering Committee for Forest and Farm Facility of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation from 2018-2020. Tiina is an UEF alumna.

Peter Vesterbacka, Entrepreneur and Founder of Slush and Ambitious Africa as well as other branded communities like Mobile Monday, Startup Sauna. Peter was the Mighty Eagle at Angry Birds for many years, taking that brand to unprecedented heights. Peter is also currently an Adjunct Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Tongji University, one of the leading universities in China. In 2011, Time Magazine named Peter as one of the 100 most influential people on the planet.

Ramsey Jay Jr. , the Founding Principal of Ramsey Jay, Jr. And Associates, a strategic consultancy specializing in institutional investments / fundraising (alternative market specialist), institutional sales and marketing strategies, diversity and inclusion programming, corporate communications, and enterprise leadership development. Ramsey is one of less than 75 certified Challenger Advisors in the world, by which he is authorized to deliver strategy and salesforce effectiveness training for sales teams and executives via the Challenger Selling Model™. Ramsey is also a self-improvement author of the best-selling book “Empowering Dreamers To Become Achievers”, international subject matter keynote lecturer, and empowerment motivational speaker.

 

Programme

Opening Words, Academic Rector, Professor Tapio Määttä

UEF Alumni around the World

Fireside Chat with Tiina Huvio, Peter Vesterbacka and Ramsey Jay Jr.

Closing Words, Dr. Riikka Pellinen, Director for International Affairs

 

Participation link will be sent to all by email, to all those registered. 

Further information: alumni@uef.fi